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Drucker, Malka and Michael Halperin

New York : Dell, 1993.
IL 5-8
ISBN 0440409659
JACOB'S RESCUE begins with a Passover seder. Elderly strangers, Alex and Mela, non-Jewish guests at the seder, lead eight-year-old Marissa to ask her father a fifth question. "How do you know them?" Jacob, prodded by his brother David, closes the Haggadah and tells her, "This year we'll tell the story not from [the Haggadah] but from here," pointing to his heart. "This is also a true story, only more recent." Jacob tells of David's and his rescue when they were children in Poland, a rescue in which this elderly couple were the heroes. This book tells the actual story of Jacob and David Gilat (Gutgeld) and their heroes, Alex and Mela Roslan. (Barbara Goldenhersh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Harris Stowe State College, St. Louis, MO)
SUBJECTS:     Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction
                        Jews -- Poland -- Fiction
                        World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Fiction
                        Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945


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